We see in the news today the ultimatum given by China to Pakistan regarding China's need for land. Many people are unaware that China's dams are capable of depriving Pakistan of precious drinking water from the Indus River.
In the midst of the most ferocious street fights and political battles of our lifetimes, we might want to reflect on what went wrong in communities that tore our society apart.
Divide and Conquer has always been the strategy of the outnumbered oppressor.
Whether the division of Germany, India, Korea, or Israel-Palestine.
In American Jurisprudence, there has always been a tug-of-war between Federal powers and State powers. Sometimes, in the only way for the law to properly address trends in society, the court has been willing to move away from the literal interpretation of the Constitution. Conservatives believe these trends away from literal interpretation are temporary, while liberals believe they promote "a more perfect union'; the ongoing American experiment as a unique multicultural society.
Television viewers tend to mired in stories of disease, conflict, hatred, violence, oppression, and stagnation.
This is just the type of environment that causes unknown heroes to rise from obscurity, their stories becoming a central part of our ongoing social discourse.
This is not the first article ever written on the subject of free will. Whether in relation to God or Government, or both, it seems that most people have had concerns about whether they were truly free, and the implications of their answer to that question.